Peninsula Daily News

Rep. Dicks appointed to new homeland security committee

North Olympic Peninsula Congressman Norm Dicks is one of three Pacific Northwest members of Congress named Wednesday to a new House committee overseeing homeland security.… Continue reading

Jefferson County: 11 ballots may be counted

There are at least six more ballots to be counted in Brinnon and Quilcene school elections, Jefferson County Elections Coordinator Karen Cartmel said Tuesday. But… Continue reading

Port Angeles considers Elwha sewer hook-up

The Port Angeles City Council could decide at its March 4 meeting how much it will charge the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe to hook up… Continue reading

Port Angeles inmate tied to alleged plot to assassinate his federal prosecutor

Months after he was charged with trying to explode a pipe bomb outside the Fairmount Motel, a Port Angeles man plotted to have the federal… Continue reading

Jefferson: Mediation slated over ACLU lawsuit against jail

A Jefferson County official and American Civil Liberties Union members on Thursday will try to resolve a class-action lawsuit filed over county jail conditions. David… Continue reading

Jennifer Lopez’s work in Port Townsend, elsewhere, earns ersatz nomination

Nominations for the Academy Awards will be announced today at 5:30 a.m. in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Click on AP Wire, left, for a full report… Continue reading

Boaters cause concerns for orcas on Hood Canal

Some Hood Canal residents are worried that boat traffic could be disrupting the hunting patterns of killer whales visiting their long waterway. The number of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roughriders sending three wrestlers to regionals

Port Angeles High School is sending three wrestlers to the regional championships this coming weekend. Julio Garcia, Nick Borchers and Cory Looney all finished in… Continue reading

FBI search for missing woman turns up empty

Port Angeles police have renewed their search for a local woman who was reported missing nearly 33 years ago from her Port Angeles home. Bertha… Continue reading

Good news for PT Paper workers

Salaried Port Townsend Paper employees will be reimbursed for the 10 percent pay cut they took for three months last year. In total, about $130,000… Continue reading

Clallam: More ballot counting scheduled

Clallam County elections officials will count 2,206 more ballots at 9 a.m. Friday for two-year maintenance and operations levy elections in three school districts. As… Continue reading

Forks: Scholarship auction dates changed

The annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction has been rescheduled for March 15 and March 16 because of conflicting student activities. The auction was originally scheduled… Continue reading

Teen allegedly prints money, tries to pass it in Canada

A 17-year-old boy will be arraigned today in Clallam County juvenile court for felony forgery and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The boy is accused of… Continue reading

Sequim: Space junk may be to blame, ex-space industry worker says

BY JIM MANDERS SEQUIM -- A retired scientist who worked in Kennedy Space Center's satellite operations center and who hosted astronaut William "Willie" C. McCool… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fluoridation speakers today at PA chamber

Water fluoridation in Port Angeles is the program at the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce's no-host luncheon meeting today. Dr. Steve Chapman, Dr. Todd Irwin,… Continue reading

West End: Dead whale likely hit by ship

LAPUSH -- A Baird's beaked whale that washed up dead on the shore near La Push last week apparently was killed after it was struck… Continue reading

Clallam: United Way recognizes donors, volunteers

PORT ANGELES -- United Way staff on Thursday recognized the volunteers and contributors who have raised $788,469 in the agency's 2002 funding campaign. Officials expect… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Petitions oppose City Hall annex

BY KEVEN DREWS PORT TOWNSEND -- A local resident says he will present petitions at Monday night's City Council meeting that are signed by as… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School panel to discuss property tax issue

Port Angeles School Board members tonight will discuss the tax settlement between Daishowa America Co. Ltd. and Clallam County. The settlement is expected to change… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Shipbuilder thanks backers

Stas Margaronis, president of Santa Maria Shipping LLC and its subsidiary, Liberty Shipbuilding, says he "thanks Port Angeles and the Port Commission for the opportunity… Continue reading